Jokic, Gilgeous-Alexander now NBA MVP favorites with Embiid out

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander #2 of the Oklahoma City Thunder attempts to drive past Nikola Jokic #15 of the Denver Nuggets during the first quarter of a game at Paycom Center on October 29, 2023 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Joshua Gateley/Getty Images/AFP DENVER — The NBA MVP race just became a little more wide open now that…

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Jokic, Gilgeous-Alexander ascend to NBA MVP favorites

FI:E–Shai Gilgeous-Alexander #2 of the Oklahoma City Thunder attempts to drive past Nikola Jokic #15 of the Denver Nuggets.  Joshua Gateley/Getty Images/AFP  DENVER — The NBA MVP race just became a little more wide open now that Joel Embiid’s chances at a repeat have ended. The Philadelphia 76ers big man was the odds-on favorite at…

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NBA: Jamal Murray, Nikola Jokic help Nuggets steamroll Pistons

Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray (27) drives to the rim as Detroit Pistons center Jalen Duren (0) defends in the first half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Jan. 7, 2024, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) DENVER — Jamal Murray was hitting jumpers. Nikola Jokic was finding open teammates. Simple as that, the Denver Nuggets…

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NBA: Jamal Murray, Nikola Jokic lead Nuggets past Warriors

Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray, right, drives past Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Dec. 25, 2023, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) Jamal Murray scored 28 points, Nikola Jokic overcame an off day from the field by going 18 of 18 from the free throw…

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NBA: Nikola Jokic, Nuggets defeat Raptors for 5th win in 6 games

Denver Nuggets’ Nikola Jokic (15) tries to shoot over Toronto Raptors’ Chris Boucher (25) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Toronto on Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2023. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP) TORONTO — Nikola Jokic had 31 points and 15 rebounds, Canadian guard Jamal Murray scored 20 points in his…

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NBA: Nikola Jokic has near triple-double, powers Nuggets over Spurs

Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic, right, posts up against San Antonio Spurs forward Zach Collins, left, in the first half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Nov. 26, 2023, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) DENVER — Nikola Jokic had a season-high 39 points to go with 11 rebounds and nine assists, and the Nuggets spoiled…

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NBA: Nikola Jokic with another triple-double as Nuggets beat Jazz

Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic, left, argues for a call in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Utah Jazz, Monday, Oct. 30, 2023, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) DENVER — Nikola Jokic had 27 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds for his second triple-double of the season, Jamal Murray added 18…

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NBA: Jokic, Nuggets receive championship rings before tipping off season

Nikola Jokic #15 of the Denver Nuggets receives his NBA championship ring before the game against the Los Angeles Lakers at Ball Arena on October 24, 2023 in Denver, Colorado. Justin Tafoya/Getty Images/AFP DENVER— Nikola Jokic alternated his gaze between the flashy ring on his left hand and the new NBA championship banner heading toward…

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South Sudan’s basketball future is a teenager who idolizes Jokic – rezal404

South Sudan’s Khaman Maluach in a Fiba World Cup game. –MARLO CUETO/INQUIREr.net MANILA, Philippines—After making history for his home country, Khaman Maluach could have celebrated their sweet, sweet victory like a teenager on prom night.Yet, in a stoic manner that underscored wisdom beyond his years, Maluach took time out to talk to members of the…

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Jokic drags Jamal Murray into pool and pours beer on Kentavious Caldwell-Pope!! | Video

Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Nikola Jokic was in celebratory mood following Denver’s maiden NBA title win, dragging Jamal Murray into a pool before pouring beer over the head of Kentavious Caldwell-Pope during his press conference! Source

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